The young daughter of Jamie Lynn Spears, an actress and the younger sister of Britney Spears, was badly injured after an ATV she was riding in flipped over and left her underwater for several minutes.
According to FOX News, Maddie Briann Aldridge, 8, was reportedly on a hunting trip in when her all-terrain vehicle crashed
This accident allegedly took place somewhere outside in Kentwood, Louisiana last Sunday on February 5th 2017. According to the report, Maddie was airlifted to a nearby hospital, and was last said to be in “critical but stable” condition.
According to the Crash Reports compiled and released by the Highway Safety Research Group, there were a total of 49,400 injury crashes in Louisiana for 2016 resulting from vehicle accidents, roughly a 2.04% decrease from the previous year.
There were also 621 fatalities for the year, a 11.67% decrease from 2015.
According to the Consumer Federation of America (CFA), there were 335 recorded fatalities involving “off-highway vehicles”, including ATVs, for the year as of August 2016, a 10% increase from the previous year.